Amrish Puri

Active - 1957 - 2005  |   Born - Jun 22, 1932 in Lahore, Punjab Province, British India  |   Died - Jan 12, 2005   |   Genres - Drama, Crime

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  • Acted in over 400 films in his career in a span of over four decades.
  • Worked in Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Hollywood, Punjabi and Tamil films.
  • Received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1979, the highest Indian recognition given to practising artists, for his theatre acting.
  • Won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award three times, for Meri Jung (1985), Ghatak (1997), and Virasat (1997).
  • Described by Steven Spielberg as his favourite movie villain.